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as a humanitarian aid convoy into syria is there is for the first time since islamic states three blockade was broken government forces are now finding to retake the city's last remaining to streets from the terrorists. rushes newly appointed ambassador to the u.s. meets the american president in washington we look at what challenges the diplomats might have to face. and german foreign ministers sick mol gabriele in an exclusive interview with altie suggests sanctions against russia could be lifted if a proper trees in east ukraine is established.
international live from almost has to do with mena due to the welcome to the program with islamic states three year blockade of syria's diaries so reflectively broken by government forces the aim now is to retake the remaining parts of the city from the terrorists here are the latest pictures from the ground. the break of the terrorist blockade of the city happened after a series of successful operations carried out by the syrian army with the support of russian air power we spoke to one of the syrian army's commanders about how this military success was possible. the syrian air force played the main role in locating the terrorist forces known as i saw their identify their ammunition
warehouses and listened in to meetings in which the terrorists planned attacks inside and around their resort with the help of russian airpower the syrian air force struck these places ahead of the arrival of syrian government troops this weekend isis ability to attack and to call in reinforcements from morocco and palmira syrian forces fought fierce battles the terrorists had planted improvised explosive devices and car bombs all around trying to prevent the army from entering the city in the end the syrian army gained a great deal of momentum and was able to connect their is all with other territories it has gained. meanwhile a humanitarian convoy has reached the city for the first time since. it was broken residents queued up the food water and other vital supplies we spoke to some of them. the people in there is all on the brink of starvation we would desperate for food and water to reach the city that was all we wanted to thank god help is now arrived. but we cannot describe how relieved we are people who are dying we would
like to think the army paid tribute to them for lifting the siege and russia also joined the humanitarian efforts by sending more conveys to the newly liberated areas of the city for the past three years the blockade locals were depending on air drops on a military airfield controlled by one of the syrian army's brigades local journalist john which had caught up with that brigade which has now joined the major assault on i so. i am a just a three kilometers away from the one hundred thirty seven degree gate i am it just less than one kilometer of all these little gatherings in this imaginary area just behind that building now the residual area of data store is just about seven hundred meters it's worth mentioning got some medical equipment and other food supplies have just entered the city was a gift the next time i did meet is the military. i'm sure that you
remain. in the sky now this side of me that there is the military and believe today result it's just a few kilometers also it is witnessing some juicy clashes between the syrian army and i will militants. in the russian embassy has taken office in washington as the rhetoric between the two countries seems to be cautiously easing anatoly anton else has already met with donald trump during the meeting the ambassador for me presented his credentials to the american president our washington correspondents american explains what challenges the new young pastor is likely to face well a much anticipated meeting between russia's recently appointed ambassador to the u.s. and u.s. president donald trump has taken place and to nobs predecessor was constantly targeted by the western media portrayed in a negative light over in number of allegations given the controversy surrounding the previous diplomat there are now many speculations around the new figure and as
with all u.s. russia meetings this one also attracted media attention especially amid rising diplomatic tensions antonov in particular expressed russia's eagerness to normalize relations with washington and russian for your nation. in brief relations between our two countries to the relations between the united states and russia. i don't feel. international peace and prayers as well as strategic stability according to the diplomat the meeting took place in a warm and constructive atmosphere commenting on the meeting the ambassador said that moscow is ready to take concrete steps to improve relations with washington and despite the ongoing diplomatic spat between the countries that saw us russia relations sink to one of the lowest points in history and said he believes the situation is mendable provided there is enough will to cast aside political
differences and work together now this is all quite a positive shift from the rhetoric we've been hearing from both sides lately and it seems that improve relations between the two countries seems even more promising considering the new russian ambassador was actually a key member of the team that worked on the two thousand and ten new start bilateral nuclear arms reduction agreement. i like a dialogue and the possibility of a further escalation would benefit neither russia nor america this is according to political analysts. it's really you know difficult for me to understand why are either side is going down this path i mean you know we could quibble and say you know in terms of our population we have a larger population that you could come back and say well we have larger territory and whatever but i mean this is really you know i have two children and a case that occasionally when they would fight over small problems and or great opportunities you know i would try to teach them a lesson or two i'm not saying upright regard the united states and russia as children but you know with all the problems we face around the world in particular
our joint problem with radical islamic terrorism. and i caught i mean it seems to be still that finding its full potential like you go on and on and on with all those problems with with so many shared interests i fail to see the wisdom of going down this path. to these foreign ministers. the country's most liked politician edging ahead in the latest poll of the country's chancellor in two weeks germany holds federal elections and has a quick look at new favorite. i was close to being arrested in the wrong china turkey and saudi arabia as i visited
those countries i like to think i'd be able to refrain from triggering any foreign policy crises of my words. above the goal to go. gabrial isn't looking to become chancellor but the party to which he belongs the social democrats all the closest rival of the ruling christian democrats headed by angela merkel in an exclusive interview gabrielle told us his view on the upcoming federal elections and on sanctions targeting russia. disfigured by self i was very happy when two days ago the russian president vladimir putin or publicly announced plans to request a un mission of course the conditions proposed by russia and not the same as the
one as we'll ukrainians proposed i consider it a good first step and what we need to do now is negotiate with the goal of the stablish in a cease fire and pulling back heavy weaponry and now we have an opportunity to do that and if we manage to implement the truce at least the political process of reconstructing done bass may start then we can start lifting sanctions against russia and i was criticized just a for my position on ukraine but i still believe it's correct solution. by i want people to vote in germany's interests and in their own interests we want this country to prosper and that's possible only within a united europe but those who are turning against europe will weaken our country in the long run. i think russia is just as concerned about islamist terrorism as we are and russia like us is concerned about the proliferation of nuclear weapons if north korea continues down this path and other
small countries follow we will want the same thing as russia arms control nucular disarmament and measures to ensure peace establish trust and defeat islamist terrorism our countries have plenty of shared interests we've got an update on her coming away and it's not good news for residents of america's sons tines state well they're back in just a moment. but
china has taken the bold step here in the twenty first century after they've built our economy on the backs of all american jobs all the. middle class out of. years ago fifty years ago thirty years ago before the world trade organization they were accepted in joe average you know person was surviving on dirt like they were. middle class but point. welcome back to the program a new york times article has claimed to reveal another technique used by the russians to sway american elections and logically creating fake accounts to pay for political ads to spread on sex into the messages on twitter and facebook. takes
a closer look. well your group has an army of internet trolls a legions of trolls that they have spreading program one message saying the problem is mission was to hurt the us democratic process to hurt hillary clinton and undermine her presidency. facebook and twitter but turned into action stuff deception and propaganda fingerprints hundred its own even the thousands of fake. mr clinton's denials of questions many have been cool. mr putin interfere in the twenty sixteen election put him self ordered the attacks gave his cyber experts broad direction.
wow you might think this looks like a new t.v. show that's about your screens but no it's actually a new york times article use your imagination now kremlin bots turn into americans who influence the u.s. presidential elections since ational plotline the script must be amazing well here's a spoiler it was inspired by a post by facebook's security chief which said they had discovered hundreds of bots purchasing space for political ads our analysis suggests these accounts and pages were affiliated with one another and likely oprah rated out of russia this plotline also has a hint of mission impossible to sway the elections for just a hundred thousand dollars compare that with the whopping clinton campaign budget and what was the impact of that mish well facebook estimates that out of all the election related content posted on the platforms only one tenth of one percent resulted from information attacks like the alleged kremlin pain they'll need to do
better than that if they want to sell this dollywood but ok what about the main villain i think you know what i'm talking about ip addresses can simply be made up mr putin said referring to internet protocol addresses will show in the striking familiarity with how cyber attackers might cover their tracks president putin mentioned their ip addresses can be masked and anyone can pretend to be someone else seems he knows way too much about how it all works there's even a spin off on twitter it turns out the russian bots reply directly to trump on twitter oh that was clever russians clearly this was an effort to influence donald trump they know he reads tweets so what exactly does that prove nada zilch zero zero well the title was so promising but it turned out to be the same old story with nothing proven and nothing tangible francis and thiago r.t. . facebook recently changed his view on
a less interference on dad influence leading some to question the credibility of its allegations right after the u.s. election c.e.o. blocks a complex said it was crazy to think that could have influenced the outcome off the presidential vote you know personally i think the the idea that. you know fake news on facebook of which you know it's a very small amount of the content. influence that what the election in any way i think is a pretty crazy idea right and it's. you know voters make decisions based on their lived experience facebook claimed it was unaware of any paid ads designed to meddle in elections then on wednesday the company said that it had found three thousand suspicious ads however the company refuses to release any of the in legs russian ads it found at the same time google says it hasn't found any evidence of suspected
targeted ad campaigns earlier we talked to historian our exists who thinks that these allegations are ridiculous facebook earned sixty six billion dollars from advertising just last year alone and be a legit campaign is it true your campaign with one hundred thousand dollars obviously that could not have weighed an election anywhere except maybe in a small town in a presidential campaign there are hundreds of millions of dollars that are spent no one in the government or it facebook or in the news media is presenting even a single one of luggage three thousand on line advertisements the lack of true shipley shows their intent i mean that they would present this garbage to the oh the like it's not even worth presenting at all all the allegations are so brave the special counsel. who is investigating to try to find
a reason to have the president impeached is looking into everything he can. the state of me is facing condemnation from muslims over its failure to stop violence against the country's persecuted religious minority pakistan afghanistan russia and other countries with a significant muslim population among those protesting the years long religious oppression in but the country's government claims it's only trying to establish peace in the country by fighting terrorists. the reputation of the country's defacto leader son suchi is suffering because of the alleged genocide of the wreckage of minority she previously and global respect for promoting democracy in the country and even won the nobel peace prize for her nonviolent advocacy for human rights but with the situation concerning me in mars or a hindrance in minority escalating activists and now calling. to be stripped of her
nobel prize however the organization that made the award says the prize cannot be revoked under its rules has a look at had the prestigious award can sometimes be motivated politically. the noble peace prize is supposed to honor those who have done the most for fraternity between nations their bullish and of standing armies and the promotion of peace that's how alfred noble envisioned it more than a century ago but the record of some prize winners and nominees has sometimes been juby as in two thousand and nine the newly elected us president barack obama won the award despite his campaign promises the american military were actually at war for every year of his eight year term airstrikes a raid were held in seven countries and in twenty sixteen alone over twenty six thousand bombs were dropped by the u.s. air force years later
a former noble prize secretary even admitted to his frustration over obama's award the prize did not have the positive effect for obama there when i have hosed especially in the u.s. another contentious choice is a european union the bloc was rewarded with a nobel prize in twenty twelve for quote six decades of contributions to the advancement of peace and reconciliation democracy and human rights in europe the same year europe saw spike in terror attacks two hundred nineteen happened that year in the e.u. member states also in twenty twelve some european countries were engulfed in mass protests against the sterett in measures the bloc had imposed the same year the syrian rescue group the white helmet was nominated for the award that is despite its members being alongside al nasra terrorists and even at execution sites the white helmet reputation was also in question after it stays to fake risk you video taking part in a so-called money can challenge. peace prize has you know historically sometimes
been a political tool the committee that controls the nobel peace prize nominations and they select sometimes do it because they are hopeful for they are trying to push an agenda so with obama for example it was only about ten months into his presidency when they gave him the nobel peace prize he hasn't had a chance to even set up as desk at that point if you look at some of the people that chose one of the ones that you mentioned today on sun suchi the reason why she's deserve the prize is she says she worked for years and years in a nonviolent way to change a country i don't think her actions to today or that of a nobel peace prize winner but i certainly don't think that you should take the prize away. on the screen now you can see the pictures from the international space station of which is now made landfall at cuba and is heading towards florida as we can to cap simply for while passing north cuba but it's still one of the most
powerful atlantico hurricanes in the coded history officials are warning of a large scale catastrophe the storm has been battering the cowardly and islands leaving a trail of devastation and has claimed at least twenty lives. on the way these live pictures of which is now and the four hundred kilometers from miami the governor of florida told everyone in a miss prall that's more than a million people to get out of the disaster zone. as the latest six hundred sixty thousand people have been instructed to leave they are. homes in miami dade county
that is the largest evacuation this county has ever seen a total of forty three shelters in miami dade will be open but with enough collective space to accommodate one hundred thousand people the federal government said no one in florida has experienced a storm with the intensity of erma urging all those in evacuation zones to get out now if you're told to evacuate leave get out quickly. the roads will fill up quickly so you need to go hurricane or continues to be a threat that is going to devastate the united states either florida or some of the southeastern states i'm located in one of the zones that was instructed to evacuate i'm in a neighborhood called brickell this neighborhood has a lot of high rise buildings and a lot of buildings under construction one of the many reasons residents here were told to evacuate is because of the construction sites and the construction cranes
these key cranes also out miami that litter the skyline are actually being left up they have not been taken down despite the fact that city officials knew irma was on her way more than a week ago it is not clear why they have not been taken down by they oppose danger to any building around it all of those people that are trying to evacuate and many are succeeding many are failing we heard from some that were at the fort lauderdale international airport fortunately i was able to buy a one way ticket to memphis all the tickets were sold out i kept trying all week over and over again and lucked out now that. i have never experienced this in my life in my entire life so i just thought it might be you know unsafe for me to get out because i am never been in this before and i just want to get out everyone is
being warned every. our that will be ferocious when she hits florida. meanwhile mexico is dealing with a tropical storm it's feared that the dangerous flash flooding and mudslides on top of that mexico is reeling from the most powerful earthquake itself within a century which claimed at least sixty one line mexico's president has declared three days of mourning to honor the victims of the devastating earthquake the eight point two magnitude shock was felt by fifty million people and flattened large areas in the south of the country the mexican army has been mobilized for a massive rescue operation with an unknown number of people trapped under collapsed buildings around two million people with temporary left without power. that's a roundup of the news this hour make sure you check us out on old social media we're on facebook twitter and all the website about salty dog called this is all t. international i'll be back at the top of the hour. was.
in case you're new to the game this is how it works the economy is built around. corporations from washington to washington the media the media. voters elect. to run this country business if. you must it's not business as usual it's business like it's never been done. in my city it's not coming from a trumpet ministration which is being victimized by this. imaginary hobgoblin of a russian collusion with the trump campaign is being used by trump and the means and adversaries to do just as a means. to
deny. you probably know the stats by now we have more people in jail in this country per capita than anywhere else there are there are horrible repressive regimes out there run by the dude you tried to take indiana jones as hard in the temple of doom look at the number of people in behind bars in our country and are like that that's what do you guys got ten years for stealing a candy bar that's not. our cops brutalised people on a daily basis and often kill more people in a month than other countries police kill in a decade they regularly abuse their power such as the video that actually went viral last week of a cop trying to demand a nurse illegally give him a blood sample from an unconscious suspect. or you know why you're.
there i had to. do it do not piss off nurses are right they have the animals they have the animals. i find. kind of always be nice to those growing out of us that's rule number one. so considering how out of control and horrific our policing is in this country the trumpet ministration gave it a good long think last week probably about thirty seconds. and they decided you know what cops need more military weaponry yes trump is overturning the restrictions on the ten thirty three program which allows the pentagon to give surplus weapons of war to our local police and thanks to the trillions we spend on military there is lots of surplus in fact there are but there are more than two thousand on used abrams tanks sitting in the california desert because what are you
going to do with them all you got i mean you know how it is you accidentally keyboarding extra tanks for jack aids because you thought the brochure instead spanx i thought it. was thought i was doing it does it with a lot of abrams tanks. what you do so soon pentagon toys will yet again be in the hands of local police departments things like an raps grenade launchers helicon rifles. and bayonets yes that's because i'd be on is you never know when the british are coming you never know. what you know what do you nobody warned us about ricky gervais's and he's here and he's all over the t.v. screen he's begley liberal yet really annoying kinder with you know we we were ready seriously ready.